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From Death to Birth

Mortality Decline and Reproductive Change

From Death to Birth( )
Author: Population Committee,
National Research Council Staff,
Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Commission,
Editor: Montgomery, Mark R.
Cohen, Barney
ISBN:978-0-309-05896-4
Publication Date:Jan 1998
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $64.00
Book Description:

The last 35 years or so have witnessed a dramatic shift in the demography of many developing countries. Before 1960, there were substantial improvements in life expectancy, but fertility declines were very rare. Few people used modern contraceptives, and couples had large families. Since 1960, however, fertility rates have fallen in virtually every major geographic region of the world, for almost all political, social, and economic groups. What factors are responsible for the sharp...
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Book Details
Pages:440
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Death & Dying
Medical / Reproductive Medicine & Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.547 Pounds



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